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The Rising Generation 



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Cuewe-Pehelle, the bronze statue in front of the Neidig-Carber 
Science Center/represgnts-the welcoming spirit of the Lebanon Valley. 
Thename, Cuewe-Pehelle, is the original form of the word "Quittapahi 
Algonquin for a "stteam that flows from the ground among the pines.' 
Cuewe-Pehelie takes a step toward the viewer and opens her arms in 
welcome to all members of the College family. 



The Rising Generation: A Message from the President 



Dear Friends, 

I am sitting in my office the day before the fall semester ends. 
I see students either rushing to take their final exams or to 
the Bishop Library for one more study session. It is a nice 
reminder of why we do what we do and how it could only 
occur through your generosity and continued dedication 
to Lebanon Valley College. 

As I watch students scurrying around with their cups of 
coffee, looking as if they have not slept in days, I recall some 
student news from the past few weeks that highlights their 
varied goals and dreams. 

There is accounting and business administration major 
Deborah Tookes '07 who has just learned that her two 
internships with PricewaterhouseCoopers has paid off 
with a full-time job after graduation. There is biology major 
Matt Baily '07 who has submitted his application to become a 
United States Marine Corps officer when he graduates. There 
is allied health science major Brittany Miller '09 who is 
traveling to our Athens, Greece, study-abroad site. 

They all are facing pivotal moments in their young lives, and it 
is reassuring to know that our faculty and staff have provided 
them with a strong foundation for success. They have been 
nurtured and become part of our family, and soon it will be 
time to see them off as they seek new opportunities. 

I have witnessed gratifying changes in our student body over the 
past couple of years. They have a greater focus on volunteering 
and giving back, and a renewed interest in the College's history 
and traditions. During the last two academic years, the students 
have volunteered over 30,000 hours, which benefits a wide 
range of people and programs. Thirty of our students will travel 



to the Gulf Coast next month to serve as volunteer workers in 
the continuing clean-up from Hurricane Katrina. 

The editors of La Vie Collegienne now run pieces on the history 
of the College on occasion. Gino Trosa '06 researched and 
wrote the wonderful L-Online section of LVC traditions with 
our web director (http://www.lvc.edu/l-online/index.aspx). 
And the football team defeated Albright for the first time since 
1994. Hundreds of students experienced the long LVC tradition 
of marching to the president's house to request an extra half- 
day off before the Thanksgiving holiday for this special victory. 

This event sparked an enlightening dialogue between our 
students and a member of the community unaware of our 
tradition. In an open letter, this individual called the College 
to task for giving in to the students' request for a day off from 
classes. Our students and alumni quickly, and admirably, 
"educated" the critic. 

Keith Reifsnyder '06 responded, "I do believe that it is a 
reflection on the character of so many students that they are 
able to band together in such a way to be one unified campus. 
Through many of the hardships this small college has faced in 
the last few years, including the loss of honored alumni and 
precious students and friends, the students and faculty of the 
Valley always manage to come together, and they form a tightly 
knit community." Keith was not the only defender of LVC 
tradition who helped "convert" the detractor — several others 
wrote as well. 

Our off-campus critic quickly conceded defeat: he composed a 
mea culpa for La Vie in which he wrote: "'Impressed* was but 





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one word I could use to describe the lengths by which LVC 
students went to inform me of my error ... and I dare say, 
you may take delight in the fact the student body contains 
individuals willing to take a stand for what they believe. ..." 

Three valued members of the on-campus community retired 
this past year with over 90 years of combined service to LVC. 
Greg Stanson '63, vice president for enrollment and student 
services; Dr. John Norton, professor of political science; and 
Sharon Raffield, associate professor of sociology. All three 
were honored with emeritus status as was a trustee who has 
provided wise guidance for many years. The Rev. Dr. J. Dennis 
"Denny" Williams retired after 30 years of service to the College. 
This level of commitment, dedication, and longevity speaks 
volumes about this place and the people associated with it. 

It is impossible to thank everyone for their support in this 
limited space, and it is equally difficult to highlight our 
many alumni, trustees, and friends in such a short piece. 
Inside this report you will find eight stories that define 
"The Rising Generation" of Lebanon Valley College alumni. 
This is merely a sample of our many graduates who will lead 
LVC onward. Among those profiled are Pennsylvania Attorney 
General Tom Corbett '71; Patrick Grant and Karen Sanderson 
Grant, married graduates of 2002 who are on the fast track 



as executives at Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company; 
four young alumni, classes of 2002, 2004, 2005, and 2006, 
pursuing doctoral degrees in the sciences at Princeton 
University; and five other graduates. Their stories embody 
the kinds of achievement typical of LVC graduates. 

On behalf of our students, I thank you for everything you do 
for them! In closing, I leave you with another thought from 
our gentleman critic, turned friend, who closed his apology 
in La Vie with the following words. 

"LVC students are outstanding individuals fully capable 
of leading our community and workplace. It is that inner 
fire displayed in their responses I pray they carry with them 
throughout their studies, careers, and lives. Peace be with 
you all." 



Sincerely, 




Stephen C. MacDonald 
President, Lebanon Valley College 




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Dusk falls as a worker inspects the rising roof of 
the "penthouse" during the revitalization of the 
College's Neidig-Garber Science Center. The 
"penthouse" will house heating/cooling and 
ventilation machinery for the entire building. 



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The beauty of a 
liberal arts college is 
that you learned that 
you didn't have to 
be disagreeable 



to disagree; you 
learned tolerance. 





Tom Corbett '71 

Pennsylvania Attorney General 

Location: Corbett's Office overlooking the 
Pennsylvania State Capitol Building^ 



A View from the Top 



From his deeply tufted red leather wing chair, Pennsylvania 
Attorney General Tom Corbett '71 can swivel to the left and 
take in a breathtaking view of Harrisburg. On a distant hill in 



his past, Beflevue Towers, where he spent the first five years 
of his life. 

If he swivels to the right, the huge green dome of the state 
Capitol looms into view, and beneath it, he has a bird's-eye 
view into what some say is his future, the Governor's Office, 

The genial Corbett deftly but firmly deflects questions about 
a possible run for governor. He is firmly focused on running for 
a second term for attorney general in 2008. "Some people in 
my profession enjoy the title, but not the job," he says. "I like 
being the attorney general ... if this job were not term-limited, 
I would stay here for the rest of my life." 



"I pick good people and have learned to delegate and not to 
micromanage." With a staff of about 730, including some 
300 lawyers, he has plenty of help on his principal agenda — 
protecting Pennsylvanians. He's zeroed in on fighting illegal 
drugs, arresting Internet child predators, protecting seniors, 
defending consumers, and safeguarding the environment. 
And he has had the courage to create a unit to fight public 
corruption, even though it is public officials who control his 
$96-million budget. 

At LVC, in Dr. Betty Geffen's history classes, Corbett came 
to understand the many forces — cultural, political, scientific, 
technical, and more — that affect each era. "I learned how to 
look at something from 30,000 feet." And should he ever 
forget that perspective, he can easily regain it by taking in 
the best view in Harrisburg from his office on the 16th floor 
of Strawberry Square. 



Communicating wet! is what he sees as his key strength, and 
he refined that skill at LVC. He remembers learning "to 
present a logical, cogent argument, especially in Alex Fehr's 
political science seminars." And, he continues, "The beauty of 
a liberal arts college is that you learned that you didn't have 
to be disagreeable to disagree; you learned tolerance. I am 
able to get along with just about anybody," he points out. 



On a lighter note, Corbett is amused to think how his LVC 
lacrosse buddies would have reacted nearly 40 years ago if 
they had known he would someday attain such a high office. 
"I can guarantee they would have laughed," he says, with an 
easy laugh of his own. But he is quite serious about the value 
of his education. "The broader your background, the more you 
can adapt," says the former political science major. 



Banking on Education 



:ky Witherite, now vice president for commercial banking 
at Lebanon Valley Farmers Bank, had been a part-time 
student at Lebanon Valley College for three years, working 
by day and taking one course at a time to get her MBA 
legree. Despite her full schedule, she recalls enjoying the 
)erience and the camaraderie with her professors and 
low students who shared the same goals and pressures. 

"You are a team," says Witherite. "You know the other 
~j students in the class, and you give each other support." 

p^ But once that degree was in her hands in 1993, she looked 
forward, not back. She used her LVC education to work her 
way up the business ladder. 
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When Witherite received a call to be a part of the Lazin 
Distinguished Leader in Residence Series, she came back to 
campus to take part in classes with undergraduate business 
students. In a banking and finance class, she talked about her 
job and answered students' questions. She participated in a 
marketing class and discovered the wireless capabilities of 
the newly renovated Lynch building. 



"It was impressive to see that LVC is state-of-the-art," 
Witherite recalls. "It's so different from when I was in 
college. It showed me how education has changed and 
how LVC's professors have changed along with it. They 
have embraced technology. They're making students do 
what businesses will require them to do." 

Then Witherite took another call. This one was from 
Dr. Leon Markowicz, professor of business administration, 
asking her to spend an hour with his first-year business 
class to analyze and critique their business loan proposals. 

"It was very rewarding," Witherite remarks. "I was honored 
to be the teacher this time around and to be able to bring 
real-life experiences to the classroom." 




LVC professors ... have 
embraced technology. 
They're making students 
do what businesses will 
require them to do. 



The personal attention 
s unprecedented, and 
what drew me in was the 
do-it-yourself environment 
I was exposed to. 




On a High Note 



When Barbra Streisand recently taped one of her rare 
television performances, the legendary perfectionist 
expected to work with a top sound engineer. It isn't 
surprising that Chris Anderson '95 earned the job. And it 
isn't all that surprising to find him and his company crew 
in the East Room of the White House, whose staff has 
been continuously pleased not only with the quality of live 
sound he produces for the long-running PBS series in 
Performance at the White House, but also with the care 
he takes not to scratch the famous parquet floors. 

Anderson's dedication and ability to foster strategic 
relationships has allowed him to grow his business by 20 
percent for each of the last few years, just byword of mouth. 
His focus on the work makes him reluctant to identify his 
big-name clients such as Hilary Duff, David Copperfield, 
and the Beach Boys, or even to recall some of his major 
corporate clients, such as ANstate, Anheuser-Busch, 
and Sprint. 

But sitting in the giant equipment warehouse outside of 
Harrisburg that doubles as the office for Anderson Audio, 
he eventually does share what excites him: "It's fun to play 
with the equipment and to work on a variety of projects. It 
is satisfying to take a project from a concept and produce 
a tangible event." At LVC, he received a great grounding in 
the physics of both acoustics and music. "The personal 
attention was unprecedented, and what drew me in was 



the do-it-yourself environment I was exposed to." 
Nearly 12 years after graduating, this music recording 
technology major has parlayed his savings from a two-year 
international tour as a sound engineer on West Side Story 
into almost $1 million in assets. What made his rapid rise 
possible, he believes, is help from Dr. Barry Hurst, his 
physics professor at LVC. Hurst made sure that Anderson 
could pursue a 12-credit internship during his last 
semester with ProMix in New York City, one of the largest 
audio companies in the world. There, Anderson found t L ' 
blueprint for creating his own success. 

Anderson was instrumental in bringing Peter Buffett's 
Spirit — The Seventh Fire to fruition by connecting a group 
of industry professionals from across the discipline. 
Anderson Audio provided all the sound equipment for the 
touring Native American multi-mei" 
enabled him to take the plunge and ramp up the business 
with his first small-business loan. Now, he says, his next 
choice is whether or not to "fump off the cliff" and take 
Anderson Audio to the next level, where, instead of 
running a handful of events at once, he could handle 
many more large-scale jobs and clients simultaneously. 

Anderson loves the hands-on opportunities and personal 
approach, and doesn't want to get mired down with the 
business details. He already has two full-time people, 
including Joseph jiorle '02 on the payroll, and about a dozen 
part-timers. Will he take the plunge? Only time will tell. 




A Princeton Connection 





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Ryan Buzdygon '02 decided to 
attend graduate school at 
Princeton University, he may have 
started a trend. Four LVC alumni 
are now pursuing Princeton 
graduate degrees on full 
scholarship in fields of study 
ranging from bioorganic research 
to inorganic chemistry with a 
focus on the production of 
metallic sponges. 

"Two other LVC students were 
already at Princeton when ! 
applied/' says Yun Kyung (Sophia) 
Kwon '05, now in her second year 
of graduate studies in chemistry. 
"I wasn't too sure I wanted to go 
there until I saw the beautiful 
campus and met some of the 
people." Kwon has set her sights 
on becoming a professor at a small 
college much like LVC, but is also 
open to other prospects. Buzdygon 
hopes to finish his doctorate soon 
and will be looking for a research 
job in industry. Both students, 
along with Christine Burgess '04 
and Johanna Scarino '06, are 
grateful that their LVC education 
^ave them the solid foundation 



the challenges of graduate study 
at Princeton. 

"LVC is an amazing institution," 
says Scarino. "I think one of the 
best things that LVC did for me 
was to give me opportunities to 
present my own research at 



ly my biggest motivator. He 
illy pushed us to succeed and 
emphasized the importance 
of further education." 

liurgess also says that doing 
undergraduate research, both 
during the summer and 
throughout the academic year at 
LVC, provided a very supportive 
environment and made a big 
_ difference in her career path. 



1 ne Lnemistry Department 
at LVC definitely helped me 
succeed," she says. "Being able 
to pursue research has given 
me invaluable knowledge for 
graduate school." 

Burgess and Buzdygon had the 
opportunity to be "trained by the 
best" when Dr. Carl Wigal 



research, said Dr. Owen Moe, 
referring to the Chemistry 
Department's late chair. Moe 
is now the chair and the Vernon 
and Doris Bishop Distinguished 
Professor of Chemistry at LVC. 
>e added, "They were all special 
jdents who continued a 
strong LVC tradition." 

on and Scarino each received 
the College's highest student 
honor, the Neidig Award. Kwon 
was one of four winners of a 
national undergraduate research 
competition held two years ago in 
San Diego. [Jordan Newell '05 was 
one of the other winners, giving 
LVC two of four national research 



research at a national exhibition of 
tOD undergraduate research held in 
YY«.,,..,. e Lv,n, D.C. There, she met 
with members of the Pennsylvania 
Congressional delegation to talk 
about the importance of research 
in her education, 

Buzdygon may have started the 
"Princeton Connection" but LVC's 
student-faculty research program 
certainly made it all possible. 




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Christine Burgess '04 

Johanna Scarino '06 

Sophia Kwon '05 

Not Pictured: Ryan Buzdygon '02 

Graduate Students 



Location: Carl Ichan Building, Princeton Universh 



... one of the best things 
that LVC did for me was to 

ive me opportunities to 
present my own research 
at national and regional 
scientific meetings. 



- Johanna Scarino '06 



What makes LVC so special 
is that there is something there 
for everyone on campus. 



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High Point 



Thomas Myers '83 

Product Management 
High Point Insurance 



Location: Red Bank, N.J. 



Adding to Success 



Thomas Myers '83 is a star in his field. He was one of 
the youngest-ever actuaries to complete the actuarial 
exams, and then exceeded that honor by becoming a vice 
president at Prudential Insurance by the time he was 30. 
Now, he has risen to the very top of his profession by 
being elected president of the Casualty Actuarial Society. 
He is currently vice president of product management 
for High Point Insurance. 

Such consistent success suggests a single-minded passion 
for mathematics. Not so. Myers came to Lebanon Valley 
College not only because it was one of the few East Coast 
colleges to offer a degree in actuarial science, but also 
because LVC gave him the opportunity to pursue his other 
passion — music. 



Although Myers did not major in music, he took several 
music classes and sang in the chapel and concert choirs. 
He took his love of performance one step further by getting 
involved with every theatrical production that the College 
put on during his time at the Valley. Since graduating over 
20 years ago, Myers has sung with several choirs and has 
gone on 10 choral tours of Europe. Currently, despite the 
high demands of his day job and his duties as president 
of the Casualty Actuarial Society, he also serves as organist 
for his church. 

Myers says LVC not only helped him succeed in his 
insurance career, but also in his life outside the classroom. 
In addition to his musical interests, Myers ran cross country 
during his freshman year and worked as a resident advisor 
as an upperclassman. "What makes LVC so special," he 
thinks, "is that there is something there for everyone on 
campus. You can make what you want to make of it, and 
be all you can be." 






Lyrical Improvisation 




Susan Frieswyk never wanted to be in the shadow of her 
older sister, Sandra Frieswyk '75, a music education major 
at Lebanon Valley College. So Susan Frieswyk initially resisted 
the idea of majoring in music at the Valley. But once she 
visited the campus for the first time, Frieswyk knew LVC 

I is where she belonged. She graduated in 1981 with a 
gree in music education, six years after her sister, 

family atmosphere at LVC is something Frieswyk loved 
student, and she still thinks the small, personal feel of 
, is one of the College's major selling points, "People 
are there to look out for you, and you're not going to get 
lost in the machine of a big school." 

Since launching her career, Frieswyk has freely improvised 
on her music degree — all the way to the Library of Congress 
in Washington, D.C. There, she is the chief of the Customer 
Service Center in the Human Resources Department. Even 
though her current role is far removed from music, Frieswyk 
notes, "LVCs strong liberal arts courses and top-notch 
professors made my career a success." 



Meanwhile, her musical education has been a great source 
of joy. Immediately after graduating, she began singing 
with the Maryland Chora! Society, which she enjoyed for 
about 25 years. Currently, Frieswyk sings with Choralis, an 
auditioned, 80-person mixed voice chorus that has been 
lauded by The Washington Post as "fully professional in 
the power of its singing (and) the variety of its emotional 
flavors." She also has joined three LVC Alumni Chorale 
tours in Europe with Dr. Pierce Getz, director of the 
chorale and a professor emeritus of music at LVC. And, 
the Frieswyk family's faith in LVC continues. Her nephew, 
Matthew Frieswyk '09, is enrolled as a music education 
major at LVC. 




Library of Congress 



Location: Thomas Jefferson Building 
Washington, D.C 




You get to know 
everyone and you get 
a good education. It's 
a very special place. 




After graduating in 1976 with a degree in religion, Elyse 
Rogers thought her involvement with Lebanon Valley College 
was complete. She ventured into the working world and then 
earned a degree at Dickinson Law School. Years later, once 
she had made a name for herself as a lawyer, she rediscovered 
Lebanon Valley when she was asked to take part in the 
College's Lazin Distinguished Leader in Residence Series. 

It had been decades since she had set foot on campus, but 
as part of the Lazin Series, Rogers taught a class or two and 
sat in on others. She shared with students her experiences 
as a partner with the Keefer, Wood, Allen & Rahal law firm in 
Lemoyne, Pa. Not only did she teach students and learn 
from them, but she also learned a lot about herself. 

"It was a lot of fun to see the students, and to see how things 
have changed physically on campus," Rogers recalls. "It was 
fun to see the College through adult eyes. I felt how much LVC 
had done for me, and it kindled my desire to get involved." 



And get involved she did. When former LVC President 
David Pollick asked Rogers to be a College Trustee, she 
eagerly agreed. In that position, she not only has 
contributed financially to LVC, but also contributed her 
ideas and expertise to the College in a variety of ways. As 
a trustee, Rogers now chairs the Benefits Committee and 
is an active member of the Advancement and Trusteeship 
committees. 

For Rogers, the Lazin Series was the springboard for her 
reintroduction to a campus that she says is "tucked away 
in quiet Annville." But now, in her own quiet way, Rogers 

k criuincr back. 

"LVC has wonderful academic programs," she says. 
"You get to know everyone and you get a good education. 
It's a very special place." 



Parallel Lives 



On their very first day of classes at Lebanon Valley 
College in 1998, Karen Sanderson and Patrick 
Grant met for the first time. Little did these 
business majors know then, but three years after 

tduating in 2002 they would be married and 



me Tast uacK at nersney tntertamment and 



sorts Company. Patrick is the manager of 
corporate partnerships and Karen is an 
employment manager in human resources. 

e Grants credit their ability to excel in such 
demanding positions to LVCs excellent business 
and economics courses, which are designed to 
prepare students for "the real world." 



"We were definitely challenged at LVC, which is 
one of the great things that benefited me," says 
Karen. "The professors really pushed us; there 
was always a different challenge every day." 



Patrick explains that it was not until he was 
interviewed for his first job after graduation that 



"The College did a phenomenal job of laying 
roundwork for what a competitive workforce 
nds — and what skills you need," he says, 
ugh Patrick was subjected to a long and 
ng screening process, he felt confident that 
uld exceed any employer's expectations and 
their needs. 



_ut LVC was not only a place to find excellent 
career preparation, or even to find one another. 
The Grants also found themselves as individuals. 
As Patrick puts it: "LVC and the environment it 
creates really allows you to find out who you are, 
what you want to do, and what is important to you." 



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Karen Sanderson Grant '02 

Employment Manager, Human Resources 
Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company 

Patrick Grant '02 

Manager of Corporate Partnerships 
Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company 

Location: Corporate Offices, Hershey, Pa. 



The College did a 
phenomenal job of layin r 
the groundwork for what 
a competitive workforce 



demands. 



Patrick Grant '02 



Consolidated Report of Gifts and Grants 
to Lebanon Valley College 











Endowment 


Capital 


CUMULATIV 






2005- 


-2006 


Current Operations 


e Total 














Donors 


Dollars 




Individuals 








Trustees* 




[$144,479 


$102,100 


$257,477 


49 


$504,056] 




Alumni 




$654,949 


$2,226,718 


$1,035,475 


3,029 


$3,917,142 




Friends 




$113,942 


$610,273 


$315,651 


731 • 


$1,039,866 




Parents 




$73,213 


$48,945 


$16,701 


1,010 


$138,859 




Corporations 
















Outright Gifts 




$40,436 


$39,650 


$25,400 


102 


$105,486 




Matching Gifts 




$49,821 


$33,056 


$28,832 


77 


$111,709 




Foundations 




$184,529 


$75,153 


$102,000 


28 


$361,682 




Religious Organizations 


$15,467 


$425 


- 


4 


$15,892 




Other 




$16,459 


$6,642 


$5,000 


24 


$28,101 




Private Gifts Total 


$1,148,816 


$3,040,862 


$1,529,059 


5,005 


$5,718,737 








Current Operations 


Endowment 


Capital 


Cumulative 






2004- 


-2005 


: Total 








[$125,132 


$138,200 


$3,651,993 


Donors 

45 


Dollars 




Individuals 








Trustees* 




$3,915,325] 




Alumni 




$650,006 


$517,450 


$4,093,628 


3,387 


$5,261,084 




Friends 




$91,357 


$211,927 


$374,266 


666 


$677,550 




Parents 




$72,883 


$46,733 


$32,123 


1,053 


$151,739 




Corporations 
















Outright Gifts 




$39,524 


$35,125 


$47,000 


109 


$121,649 




Matching Gifts 




$56,987 


$23,355 


$13,969 


83 


$94,311 




Foundations 




$152,894 


$116,923 


$489,133 


27 


$758,950 




Religious Organizations 


$15,659 


- 


- 


2 


$15,659 




Other 




$47,129 


$4,129 


$4,375 


23 


$55,633 




Private Gifts Total 


$1,126,439 


$955,642 


$5,054,494 


5,350 


$7,136,575 


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Statement of Activities 



(For years ended June 30) 



Revenues and Other Additions 



Educational and General: 

Tuition and Fees 

(net of institutional financial aid) 

Government Grants 

Gifts and Private Grants 

Endowment/Investment Income 
Auxiliary Enterprises 
Interest on Loans 
Gains on Investments, net 

Total Revenue and Other Additions 



$22,486,977 $24,413,365 



$1,700,928 

$4,554,520 

$905,725 

$9,831,742 

$5,094 

$2,025,279 

$41,510,265 



$1,703,548 
$5,621,137 
$1,343,539 

$10,723,480 

$5,268 

$4,674,729 

$48,485,066 




Tuition and Fees 

(net of institutional financial aid) 

Government Grants 



Gifts and Private Grants 

E ndowment/ 1 nvestment 
Income 

Auxiliary Enterprises 
Interest on Loans 
I Gains on Investments, Net 



Figures comply with Statement of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS) Nos. 116, 117, and 124. 
Source: 2005-2006 audited financial statements, Pansntcftandolph LLP 



Expenditures 



)ther Deductions 



Educational and General: 

Instruction 

Academic Support 

Student Services 

Public Services 

Operation and Maintenance of Plant 

General Institution 

Student Aid (Government) 
Auxiliary Expenses 

Total Expenditures and Other Deductions 
Change in Net Assets 
Net Assets Beginning of Year 
Net Assets End of Year 







$13,613,122 
$2,318,833 
$3,143,297 
$485,638 
$3,353,484 
$6,304,605 
$664,803 
$5,923,264 

$35,807,046 
$5,703,219 

$75,102,689 

$80,805,908 



$14,503,624 

$2,422,287 

$3,187,296 

$508,903 

$3,581,391 

$6,162,047 

$567,886 

$6,665,461 

$37,598,895 

$10,886,171 

$80,805,908 

$91,692,079 



■ Instruction 
53 Academic Support 
Student Services 

Public Services 

Operation & 
Maintenance of Plant 

General Institution 
Student Aid (Government) 
H Auxiliary Expenses 



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College General Officers 2005-2006 





FRONT ROW {L tor): 

WiHiam J. Brown Jr. '79, Vke President of Enrollment 

Gregory G. Sanson '63, Vke President bnemusfor Enrolhmrt and Student Services 

Stephen C MacDonakJ, President 

Robert E Hamilton, Vke President for Administration 

Ronald B. Toll, Vke President for Academic Ajfoin and Dean of the fiwuty 



BACK ROW (L tor): 

Deborah R. FuHam fi, Vke President and Controller 

Anne M. Ben* Vke President for Advancement 

M. Elizabeth Esler, Executive Assistant to the President 

Robert A Rile* Vke President (if Information Technohgf Services 



4 Report • 



Board of Trustees 2005-2006 



BOARD OFFICERS 

William Lehrjr. Chair 

Edward H. Arnold H'87 Vice Chair 

Katherine J. Bishop Vice Chair 

Harry B. Yost '62 Secretary 

Beth Esler Assistant Secretary 

Deborah R. Fullam '8i Treasurer 

James M. Mead Assistant Treasurer 

2005-2006 Board 

Kristen R. Angstadt '74, B.A., MA, Ph.D. 

Supervisor of Pupil Services, Capital Area Intermediate Unit #15 

Edward H. Arnold, B.A., L.H.D. 
Chairman, Arnold Logistics 

Jessica L Bagley '06, D'08 
Student Trustee 

Katherine J. Bishop, B.A., M.S. 
President, Lebanon Seaboard Corporation 

Marie Bongiovanni, B.A., M.B.A., M.L.A. 
Professor and Chair, Department of English, LVC 

Edward D. Breen, B.S. 

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tyco Electronics 

Greg Couturier '06 
Student Trustee 

The Rev. Alfred T. Day III, B.A., M.Div. 

Senior Pastor 

Historic St. George's Methodist Church in Old City 

Wesley T. Dellinger '75, B.S., CRS, GRI, CSP, ABR 
Realtor, Brownstone Real Estate 

Ronald j. Drnevich, B.S. 

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gannett Fleming, Inc. 

Stacy Goodman, B.S., Ph.D. 
Associate Professor of Biology, LVC 

Gary Gri eve-Carl son, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. 

Professor of English, Director of General Education Program, LVC 

Robert E. Harbaugh '74, B.A., M.D. 

Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery 

Penn State College of Medicine 

Wendie DiMatteo Holsinger, B.A., M.Ed. 
Chief Executive Officer, A.S.K. Foods, Inc. 

John F. Jurasits Jr. P'03, B.S. 

Retired Vice President, Solution Technologies, Inc. 

F. Obai Kabia '73, P'99, P'oo, P'02, B.S., M.P.A. 
Political Affairs Officer, United Nations 

George J. King '68, B.S. 
President, RWS Energy Services 

Malcolm L. Lazin '65, B.S., J.D. 

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Equality Forum 

William Lehrjr., B.B.A., J.D. 

Community Volunteer; Retired Senior Vice President and 

Secretary, Hershey Foods Corp. 



Stephen C. MacDonald, B.A., Ph.D. 
President, LVC 

James M. Mead, B.S., MA 

Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Capital Blue Doss 

John S. Oyler, BA, J.D. 

Partner, McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC 

Thomas E. Philips, BA, M.BA 

Retired Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch & Co. 

George M. Reider Jr. '63, B.S. 

Retired Insurance Executive and Former Insurance 

Commissioner, State of Connecticut 

Thomas C. Reinhart '58, B.S., L.H.D. 
Owner/President, T.C.R. Packaging, Inc. 

Richard T. Reynolds, B.S. 

President, Reynolds Construction Management, Inc. 

Stephen H. Roberts '65, B.S. 
President, Echo Data Services, Inc. 

Elyse Rogers '76, B.A., J.D. 

Partner, Keefer Wood Allen & Rahal, LLP 

Frank R. Sourbeer '72, B.A. 

President & Chief Executive Officer, Wilsbach Distributors, Inc. 

Alan A. Symonette, B A, J.D. 
Arbitrator 

Albertine P. Washington, BA, D.P. 
Retired Educator, Lebanon School District 

The Rev. J. Dennis Williams, BA, M.Div., D.Min., D.D., H.D.D. 
Retired Pastor, United Methodist Church, Former District 
Superintendent and Dean of Cabinet of the Eastern Pennsylvania 
Conference of the United Methodist Church 

Samuel A. Willman '67, B.S., M.Com. 
President, Delta Packaging, Inc. 

Hafry B. Yost '62, B.S., J.D., LL.M. 
Senior Partner, Appel & Yost, LLP 



Emeriti 

Raymond H. Carr, Ph.B., LLB. 

Realtor; Commercial and Industrial Developer 

Ross W. Fasick '55, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., L.H.D. 

Retired Senior Vice President, E. I. DuPont de Nemours and Co. 

Eugene C Fish, B.S., J.D., L.H.D. 

Chairman and President, Peerless Industries, Inc.; Chairman of 
the Board, Eastern Foundry Company; Managing Partner, 
Romeika, Fish and Scheckter 

Eugene R. Geesey '56, B.S. 
Retired Owner/President, CIB Inc. 

Darwin G. Glick '58, B.S. 

Retired President, Glick, Stanilla and Siegel, CPA 

Martin L Gluntz '53, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. 

Retired Vice President, Technical Services, Hershey 

International Division, Hershey Foods Corporation 



The Rev. Thomas W. Guinivan '39, A.B., M.Div., B.D., D.D. 
Retired Pastor, United Methodist Church 

Elaine G. Hackman '52, B.A. 
Retired Business Executive 

The Rev. Gerald D. Kauffman '44, A.B., B.D., D.D. 
Retired Pastor, United Methodist Church; Officer of the Courts, 
County of Cumberland; Pastor Emeritus, Grace United 
Methodist Church, Carlisle 

* The Rev. Harold S. Peiffer '42, A.B., B.D., S.T.M., Th.M., D.D. 
Retired Pastor, United Methodist Church 

Kenneth H. Plummer 

Retired President, E.D. Plummer Sons, Inc. 

Bruce R. Rismiller '59, BA, M.S. 

Retired Executive Vice President, Northwest Airlines 

F. Allen Rutherford Jr. '37, B.S., LLD. 
Retired Principal, Arthur Young and Company 

The Rev. Daniel L. Shearer '38, A.B., M.S.T., S.T.M., B.D. 
Retired Pastor, United Methodist Church 

Morton Spector, L.H.D. 

Design House Kitchens and Appliances, LLC 

* The Honorable John Walter '53, B.S., J.D. 

Retired President Judge, Lebanon County Court of Common 
Pleas; Associate, Kreamer Funeral Home, Inc. 

Elizabeth K. Weisburger '44, B.S., Ph.D., D.Sci. 

Retired Chief of Carcinogen Metabolism and Toxicology Branch 

National Cancer Institute 

Harlan R. Wengert, B.S., M.BA, D.Sci. 

Retired Chairman of the Board, Wengert' s Dairy, Inc. 

E.D. Williams Jr., LH.D. 
Private Investor 

Honorary 

Suzanne H. Arnold, L.H.D. 
Community Leader and Philanthropist 

Bishop Marcus Matthews, BA, M.Div., D.D. 

Bishop of the Philadelphia Area of The United Methodist 

Church 

Bishop Jane Allen Middleton, BA, M.Div. 

Bishop of the Central PA Conference of The United Methodist 

Church 

*Anne B. Sweigart, B.S. 

Retired Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer 

D & E Communications, Inc. 



Editors: Kelly Ahedek, Jasmine Ammom Bucher '97, 

Lauren McCartney Quick, and Tom Hanrahan 

Production Manager: KeityAlsedek 

Writers: Lauren McCartney Cusick, Tom Hanrohan, 
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Portrait Photography: Michael Crabb Photography 

* Deceased 




2005-2006 
President's Report 

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